Skip to comments.Yes, Sarah Palin is a RINO.
Posted on 01/23/2010 10:19:54 AM PST by rabscuttle385
Paul Streitz has decided to call Sarah Palin by her real name, because she endorsed John McCain (who is trying to win a fifth term as Senator) and said she will campaign for him. Fanatic Palinites, such as the editors of the misnamed conservatives4palin.com website (they should rename it liberals4palin.com), lambasted him and called him a backstabber.
If Paul Streitzs support of Governor Palin is contingent upon his agreeing with every decision she makes or her selling out her deeply-held values, thats unfortunate. While all support is appreciated, the governor has never been for sale. Ask the Alaska establishment, who learned that early in her political career.
Palin has proven that she IS for sale if one picks her for veep. Shes endorsed a despicable traitor because he chose her as his veep.
Palin is so dishonest (or so ignorant) that she didnt even tell the truth about why she endorsed John McLame. She claimed that:
John McCain is on fire to kill Obamas government takeover of healthcare and thats what I want to see.
Which might be incorrect, because McCain favors the SAME policy on socialized medicine as Obama he just might vote against this particular Act. McCain favors socialized medicine, as proven by Steven Warshawsky:
McCains campaign website [of 2008 ZM] demonstrates that his thinking on this issue is much closer to Hillary Clinton than Adam Smith. For example, McCain states that controlling costs is his top priority, and that nothing short of a complete reform of the culture of our health system and the way we pay for it will suffice. This is a recipe for massive government interference in the health care industry. McCain also supports universal coverage, claiming that we can and must provide access to health care for all our citizens. Completing the liberal trifecta, at the January 5 ABC NEWS debate, when Romney criticized McCain for turn[ing] the pharmaceutical companies into the big bad guys, McCain replied, Well, they are. Plainly, if he were president, McCain would serve as the Democrats useful idiot for their plan to impose socialized medicine on the nation.
Also, Ive heard from a friend that McCain will likely now try to save the socialized medicine bill. So on socialized medicine, McCain and Obama differ only about particular bills, NOT about the merits of socialized medicine itself.
What about the task of protecting the American people? No duty is more important than that one. But on that issue, McCain is also liberal and unreliable. Palin falsely claimed that:
And his commitment and his leadership on national security to win the war on terror, thats what we need. ( ) national security, he gets it. He understands how to win.
Palin is flat wrong. McCain is NOT committed to the task of defending the American people, and hes not a leader on anything except liberal policies. He doesnt get it. He doesnt understand how to win the Global War on Terrorists, nor does he understand any defense issue or foreign policy issue confronting America now. Ive written several articles pertaining to this guy, demonstrating what McCains specific policies are, and why they are wrong. So Im not going to repeat those entire articles. Let me comment again on McCains policy on the GWOT, though, because thats one specific issue that Palin mentioned.
John McCain does NOT say that America should attack its enemies before they attack America. He also endorsed Obamas decision to close Guantanamo, and he opposes enhanced interrogation techniques, which are absolutely necessary to gain intel information and protect America.
McCain also buys the PC propaganda about the root causes of the Islamic threat. He believes that these root causes are poverty, tyranny and despair, and ignores what terrorists themselves say motivates them: the Quran, which contains several explicit commandments to kill nonbelievers.
In short, McCain doesnt recognize the real nature of the Islamic threat, and hes not prepared to combat it effectively. Anyone who isnt prepared to combat it effectively is a person who doesnt belong in the Senate. If the GWOT is the most important issue for you, McCain is undisputably the worst possible Senatorial candidate from Arizona.
I did not include McCains cretinous, liberal, anti-American policies on foreign policy issues other than the GWOT, even though I could (foreign policy is not limited to the GWOT, although Sarah Palin, as an ignorant person, doesnt understand that). My articles about McCain refute his idiotic policies, so I just wrote a reply to what Palin explicitly said. She did not comment on McCains treasonous policies like nuclear disarmament and the progressive abolition of conventional weapon programs (which are necessary to protect America against China).
The failed 2008 VP candidate also said this about McCain:
And he is a statesman, and I dont hesitate at all to say, no.
Which is not true. McCain is not a statesman; anyone who calls him a statesman insults real statesmen. A genuine statesman fights for the right policies, regardless of ideology; works for his country 24/7; and retires when he should.
McCain has spent the last 9 years promoting destructive liberal policies to punish the GOP for its decision to give Bush the 2000 Republican nomination; hes been working against the US and for his liberal ideology (together with fellow liberals like Kennedy, Obama, Russ Feingold, and Hillary Clinton); and he has refused to retire hes vying for his fifth term as Senator. By comparison, George Washington refused to serve as President for a 3rd term, even though as of 1797, there were no presidential term limits. McCain is running to keep his salary, not to serve the American people, whose opinions are irrelevant for him.
Palin ended her statement thus:
we do need his leadership, especially on those two fronts: Government takeover of healthcare, he wants to kill it; national security, he gets it. He understands how to win.
See above. Her claims are false.
Whether she uttered those claims because shes ignorant or because she knows theyre false and decided to lie for McCain, only Palin knows. Regardless of the answer to that question, shes not qualified for the Presidency, as she has proven with these statements and other utterances. She embarrasses herself everytime she speaks. Conservatives4palin.com editors claim that she is simply behaving like a loyal person. But ones own country is supreme to any person and any requirement for loyal individuals. When the choice is Either the country or the person you should loyally endorse, a real hero, a real patriot, a real statesman/stateswoman chooses the country, not the person. Palin has endorsed a strident liberal whos trying to enrich himself with taxpayers money.
I was a fan of Palin myself. But Im now convinced that shes not a conservative, nor is she a politician qualied for the Presidency of the United States. Shes simply just another RINO endorsing another RINO. No real conservative would ever endorse McCain for the Senate.
This should be a good one. BRB with some popcorn
Just another venue for the Get Palin mob to exploit.
Watching purists heads explode
Sarah is still Sarah...she is conservative and very independent in her thinking...I thought that’s why we loved her?
Look for her and everyone else to ride this indipendent wave.
It’s in Vogue.
funny, no one minded at all when she campaigned for him last summer.....HHHHmmmm, there they go again, if you don’t agree with me 100% of the time you are a rino, gets old
You are a 1.7%.
Honestly, how old are you, I’v been told mid teens.
I’m willing to suggest that she is being a bit clever, as well as loyal.
McCain will have to behave himself for nine months or Palin could pull the endorsement. We also don’t know what might have been said behind the scenes. The McCain statements about health care in the article can be taken a bunch of different ways. Most likely, he was trying to leave himself maximum wiggle room in all directions. With Palin on board, he has to be careful how he wiggles.
Politicians are after all politicians.
I think McCaine should hang it up, but if he wins he wins
At some level it is all a big game
Ridiculous. Sarah Palin is being a smart politician. It does not help for her to isolate herself from other prominant conservatives and Republicans — yes, including Juan McLame — by attacking or failing to support the deeply flawed and morally challenged senator from Arizona. Her campaign support for him will emphasize his conservative positions. She will downplay his many flawed positions. Now is not the time to cannibalize the Republican party. The party will be rebuilt and regain its strength (and possibly majority status) primarily with new blood challenging liberals. If Palin campaigns against McLame, it may fracture the Republican party beyond repair.
So speaketh the cult of Ron Paul, the biggest RINO in existence.
McCain has already splintered the GOP!
For sale? Palin is not getting anything out of it so this doesn't prove she is for sale. The man is confusing sales with loyalty. I disagree with Palin for supporting McCain but it is obvious she did it out of loyalty and not to get anything for herself.
If you show me a republican who is NO a RINO, then I submit that the person is simply a Conservative posing as a Republican.
funny, no one minded at all when she campaigned for him last summer.....HHHHmmmm, there they go again, if you dont agree with me 100% of the time you are a rino, gets old
Yeah! And it's super-typical with a group of FReepers, too... LOL...
And if you don't agree with them, you're an idiot, a troll, an Obot, or a liberal and so on... :-)
It's so typical that you know what's coming before you see the post... doncha know.
[Truth in advertising here: I voted for McCain and Palin and would vote for them again, right now, if it came up to an Obama-type again... :-)]
Sarah Palin, Miss Wasilla, 1984
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